Tall Timber Towers Taking Root in Canada as Builders Look to go Green

Six years ago Michael Green took the stage at a TED conference and called for a global era of wood-framed skyscrapers. Some were skeptical.

“People really thought I was an idiot,” said Green in a recent interview. “I got constant comments from my peers just saying this guy didn’t know what he was talking about, this will never happen, the construction industry doesn’t change. And look at it now, it’s made a massive amount of change.”